Contracts Advisor Chevron

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1238847

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 21, 2024

Chevron is hiring for a Contracts Advisor to work within their facilities in Perth, WA on an initial of 12-months casual contract role.

Position: Contracts Advisor
Duration: 12 months contract
Location: Perth, WA
Schedule: 5/2 & 9 hours per day (CWW)

Position Description:
The Contract Advisor is a key role within Capital Projects and will have responsibility to lead both pre and post award contracting activities in a collaborative manner that proactively engages with stakeholders, requiring a growth mindset with a proven ability working in a fast-paced dynamic project environment.
The role requires demonstrated technical contracting skills, strong contractor relationship management experience, a focus on continuous improvement, a desire to embrace digital solutions and the ability to work collaboratively.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Pre-Award Contracting
  • Undertake all aspects of contract formulation, contractor qualification, tender management, evaluations, and strategic contracting activities required to deliver the Capital Projects Contracting Plan through FEED, execution, and commissioning.
  • Effective stakeholder management and collaboration with cross functional teams to deliver strategic outcomes for the Business.
  • Strong commercial acumen and contractor relationship management skills with a focus on ensuring end to end value is maintained over the contract lifecycle.
  • Providing proactive advice to various stakeholder on the interpretation and implementation of contract terms, lead contract negotiations, undertake market intelligence analysis and identify risk mitigations.
  • Ensuring effective scopes of work and compensation terms that drive strong contractor performance.
Post Award Contract Management
  • Ensure contract transactions are in accordance with the contract terms through engagement with contractors and Package Leads.
  • Manage post award activities, including contract kick offs, contract change management, adherence to contract obligations, contract close out and the effective transition of works to Operations.
  • Communicates with Package Leads and provides guidance to ensure work is carried out in compliance with Company policies, processes and procedures.
  • Provide proactive commercial advice to Package Leads and apply best practices to avoid value erosion.
  • Leads negotiations to resolve commercial issues and claims with contractors, working closely with legal and other SME’s.
  • Accountable for timely close out of audit findings and eliminating root cause of audit findings in assigned portfolio of contracts.
Contract Systems and Work Processes:
  • Ensure adherence to contracting processes and procedures, including necessary approvals.
  • Responsible to ensure all compliance needs of contracts are satisfied.
  • Supporter of contracting best practices and sharing lessons learned.
  • Support and use of company standard contracting tools and systems and a desire to embrace digital solutions to simplify work processes.
  • Accountable for timely delivery of contracts against the contracts plan.
  • Describe any unique complexity that should be considered when evaluating this position:
  • Previous experience in Capital Projects preferred.
  • Previous experience with both material and services contracts.
  • Strong change management experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of using digital platforms.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously when required.
  • Able to manage and deliver a broad portfolio of contract packages at different stages of the contracting lifecycle.
  • Has excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills, and the ability to interface with key internal and external project/BU stakeholders.
  • Ensures that tools, templates, examples, and key lessons learned are documented, shared and applied.
  • Visible champion for the use of digital technologies to support process improvement and execution.
  • Strong commitment to Operational Excellence and an ability to work collaboratively within a cross functional teams focused on creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive work environment that builds up team members.
Top 3 Must have skills:
  1. Technical contracting competency (preferably in Capital Projects).
  2. Strong contractor relationship management skills.
  3. Proven ability to work collaboratively and manage stakeholders effectively.

For further information and a detailed Job description please email an up-to-date CV, along with your notice period and salary expectations to  

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